Position: Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com
Born: 1964, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Education: UC Berkeley (1982-84), graduated Washington State University (1986, Communications)
Career: Yuba-Sutter Appeal-Democrat (1986-88), Sacramento Union (1988-1989), Sacramento Bee (1989-1991), San Francisco Chronicle (1991-1999), ESPN The Magazine (1999-present)
Personal: Married, four sons
Favorite restaurant (home): 1. Norman Rose Tavern, Napa, Ca. – “great food, casual, the ballgame’s on behind the bar and you don’t have to mortgage the house to feed four large sons.” 1a. Nopa, San Francisco.
Favorite restaurant (away): The Purple Pig, Chicago, “one of the rare places worth the ridiculous wait. Order the skate wing.”
Favorite hotel: The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas. “ridiculous people-watching, crazy rooms – almost enough to make Vegas palatable.”
Q. Two major elements to “After the NFL”: Steve Hendrickson and your family. Why?